Craw-Kan Team of the Week: Girard Girls Track & Field

Girard girls took second at LCHS to earn Craw-Kan honors.
By: Sports in Kansas - Chet Kuplen
Apr 3, 2017

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The Craw-Kan "Your Community Technology Partner" Team of the Week from the Southeast Kansas coverage area is the Girard Lady Trojan track and field team. 

GHS, who opened up last week with their first meet of the season, took second place out of 11 teams at the Labette County track and field meet in Altamont on Friday. Chanute took top honors with 102 points as a team as the Trojans scored 95. Girard was led by senior Cailie Logue, an Iowa State signee, who is among the nations best, as she took first in the 3200 and 800. Logue had one of the fastest 1600 meter times in the nation at 4:44 last spring as a junior and is the top returning runner in the entire state of Kansas. Layne Karhoff also had an oustanding meet, winning the 1600 and placing second behind Logue in the 800. Rachel Stephan also had two second place finishes in the 200 and 400 for Girard. The 4x400 also took first as a team. 

The varsity team won't be back in action until April 11th when they travel to Riverton. The Trojan boys also had some success as the team took third place at LCHS. 

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Craw-Kan “Your Technology Partner" and Sports in Kansas will once again be in partnership over the 2016-2017 school year to release a "Craw-Kan Team of the Week". 

"I am again excited for this partnership with Craw-Kan and highlighting teams from the SEK area to not only a local platform but also giving them statewide reach on our network," said Sports in Kansas Managing Partner, Chet Kuplen. "Not only does this help athletes and teams to be promoted for their achievements, it also lets the area know what all the new products that Craw-Kan has to offer, including new gigabit fiber now in the the area. Also that Craw-Kan is now in Frontenac and Pittsburg” 

"Craw-Kan offers all your technology needs in the area from internet to web design and cell phones to security systems." said Craw-Kan Marketing Manager, Zach Adams. "We have a lot of new products including the fastest internet in the area in the new gigabit fiber, we are also in Frontenac and Pittsburg with our service. We are very excited with all the new products we have to offer to the area."

Nominations will be accepted from every Friday-Sunday, with the "Craw-Kan Team of the Week" being released every Monday on Sports in Kansas (Kansas-Sports.com). Teams must be nominated via email or twitter. 

Teams must be from the following leagues in the Southeast Kansas area to be eligible: SEK, CNC, TRL

Craw-Kan and Sports in Kansas will also partner in releasing a "All Craw-Kan Team" for the Southeast Kansas area after postseason play has wrapped up. 

How to nominate?

email: chetkuplen@kansas-sports.com